Checking in with Pirates' players and friends in Winter League action:

DOMINICAN LEAGUE

Toros del Este  6,  Estrellas de Oriente  3

Los Estrellas took an early lead with solo homers in the 1st and 2nd innings, but Los Toros answered beginning in the 4th inning, when they scored on a single, an RBI triple, an RBI ground out, and a solo homer by Pirates' 3B Matt Hague.  Los Toros added a run with a solo homer by LF Wilkin Ramirez in the 5th.  Two hit batters and a single by Hague loaded the bases for Los Toros in the 8th.  Two runs came in on a single through the hole into left field.

 

Tigres del Licey  4,  Leones del Escogido  3

The Big Cats battled it out, with each team scoring 3 runs in back-to-back innings.  Los Tigres scored their 3 runs on a double and four sin...

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